Career Outlook for Dietitians and Nutritionists

Also known as:  Clinical Dietitian, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Pediatric Dietician, Public Health Dietitian, Public Health Nutritionist, Research Dietitian, Sports Nutritionist, Therapeutic Dietitian
The overall job outlook for Dietitian or Nutritionist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 14.98 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.50 percent per year. Demand for Dietitians and Nutritionists is expected to go up, with an expected 12,300 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.87 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Dietitians and Nutritionists in the following states
California 5,390
New York 4,520
Texas 3,320
Pennsylvania 3,030
Florida 2,930
Ohio 2,610
Illinois 2,120
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Dietitians and Nutritionists
Wyoming 80
Vermont 130
Delaware 140
Alaska 140
Rhode Island 160
South Dakota 160
Montana 190